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New York, NY Full Time Posted by: JPMorgan Chase Posted: Sunday, 18 October 2020
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things: managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives managing dispute resolution interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.*Description* :The role includes work on attorney and department administration, transaction assistance, document review and drafting, basic legal research and strategic initiatives, including:+ substantive document review and drafting (especially with respect to Non-Disclosure Agreements and Non Reliance Letters)+ basic project management work+ expense processing+ meeting scheduling and management, and coordinating schedules+ onboarding and off-boarding of employee+ database searches+ file creation, organization and maintenance+ actively participate in department projects and strategic initiatives+ preparation of presentation materialsDay to day duties will be varied and include reviewing, negotiating and drafting routine legal documentation (such as non-disclosure agreements) with the supervision of team attorneys, scheduling and managing the calendar of a busy team, including scheduling meetings and appointments, logistics coordination, processing expense statements, coordinating travel schedules and reserving conference rooms as necessary. Daily routine also includes interaction with various executive level internal clients across the lines of businesses and control functions. The duties and functions will require confidentiality, initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment and the ability to escalate serious or unique problems to higher levels.*Technical Responsibilities:*Prepare and edit impactful and well-designed presentations and reports. Create and maintain online content (eg, intranet). Develop appropriate trackers for document review projects. Maintain Practice Group specific policies and procedures. Assist in developing and coordinating meeting agendas and recording follow-ups, take-aways and action items from meetings.*Document Review:*Review, negotiate and draft routine legal documentation (such as non-disclosure agreements) with the supervision of an attorney.*Administrative Responsibilities:*Telephone coverage for certain members of the team. Proactively manage the calendars of multiple team members and work effectively to coordinate/plan meetings and conference calls, which may involve numerous time zones. Coordinate group coverage (eg, vacations, training and temporary assistance). Book international & domestic travel arrangements and organize itineraries with minimal supervision. Process timely and accurate travel expense reports and coordinate with attorneys and Legal Billing Unit on outside counsel invoices/billing issues. Develop and maintain electronic and hard copy files as needed in accordance with firm policies. Assist with staff onboarding and off-boarding. Manage general office administrative needs.*Performance Expectations:*+ Self-starter, ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with demanding deadlines and international colleagues.+ Willing and able to learn the business, the firm and all stakeholders, clients, control function partners and employees.+ Strong and effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.+ Works well individually and in teams with the ability to build strong networks and relationships, share information, and support colleagues.+ Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to suggest and implement change to improve operational efficiency.+ Support peers to assist with overflow, special projects and day-to-day tasks.+ Effective and creative problem-solving and troubleshooting ability, comfortable making decisions and taking ownership of a task.+ Establish and maintain open communication policies with peers and managers globally, and develop a strong internal network to support the department and to quickly define solutions to identified issues.+ Maintain familiarity with all department policies and technology updates and take a lead role in change management.+ Maintain confidentiality of information.*Qualifications:*+ Bachelor's degree.+ Prior experience as a paralegal with a large law firm or a financial institution would be a plus but not required.+ Proven technical skills, highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, etc.), Adobe Professional and SharePoint, with demonstrated ability to quickly learn and master new technology such as document management, matter and spend management systems.+ Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure, proactive, and flexible. Able to work with minimal supervision.+ Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required with the ability to produce high quality emails and messages to individuals at all levels of the organization.+ Excellent telephone skills and executive presence.+ All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employmentJPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

New York, NY, United States of America
JPMorgan Chase
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10/18/2020 12:11:16 PM

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